We are approaching Thanksgiving rapidly with Christmas within sight. For most of America that means a time of high stress, lots of family gatherings with lots of food, cards, shopping, gifts, etc. Churches and church members get caught in the same rush of activity with caroling, pageants, lunches, brunches, dinners and holiday festivities.
Frederick Buechner ends the Introduction to his book, Telling Secrets, with these lines, ‘It is important to tell at least from time to time the secret of who we truly and fully are…because otherwise we run the risk of losing track of who we truly and fully are and little by little come to accept instead the highly edited version which we put forth in hope that the world will find it more acceptable than the real thing... it makes it easier that way to see where we have been in our lives and where we are going. Read more in the newsletter.
With 71 participants, we had a lot to celebrate during out 2013 Banner Elk All-Church Mission trip!
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Media Presbyterian Church
30 East Baltimore Avenue
Media, PA 19063